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NBC
May 2, 2014 5:30pm PDT
obama was joined by german chancellor angela merkel at the white house and warned that russia will pay a greater cost if it doesn't help de-escalate this crisis. more from our white house correspondent chuck todd. chuck? >> reporter: lester, a new warning from president obama to russian president putin today if he's caught meddling in the ukrainian election on may 25th. >> in short, they are making a weak russian economy even weaker. moreover, if russia continues on its current course, we have a range of tools at our disposal including sanctions that would target sectors of the russian economy. >> reporter: now, chancellor merkel and president talked about those tools today and here's what they agreed to. that beyond targeting individuals, they're going to have the new sanctions aimed at russian banking, weapons production, and energy. germany relies on russian energy, but merkel agreed to this to include it as long as her country's inevitable economic pain is shared with other countries. now, today's little meeting with president and merkel didn't go so well, apparently. the president
NBC
May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
german chancellor angela merkel to the white house this morning to talk about diffusing the situation there in ukraine. both are threatening tougher economic sanctions against russia if it doesn't change its behavior. so far, the u.s. has stopped sanctions on individuals, but it has not targeted entire economic sectors, such as russia's energy sector. merkel says sanctions on russia's economic sectors are not her preference, but she is prepared to implement them. >>> new at 11:00, a bay area congressman on the homeland security committee just finished a tour of sjc. it comes amid safety concerns following the santa clara teen stowaway case. nbc bay area's bob redell live at mineta san jose with congressman swawell's solution to improving security. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, scott. congressman swawell points out that mineta norman international is located here in the center of innovation. he is looking for pilot programs that would use silicon valley technology to better secure the fences here at norman mineta and throughout the country. the representative from the e
NBC
May 2, 2014 7:00am PDT
obama hosts german chancellor angela merkel at the white house today. the two leaders are expected to discuss tougher sanctions against russia over issues with ukraine. chancellor merkel is viewed as a pivotal figure in the standoff. >>> and a rockford, ohio, teen gives his great-grandmother the gift of a lifetime. austin dennison took his great-grandmother delores to his senior prom because she never got to go when she was in high school. this is great home video. start crying now, savannah. the two slow dancing together while the others looked on. an incredible gesture there. the night started with dinner at bob evans, one of her favorite places to go eat. the two, get this, they were home by 9:00 p.m. >> that's my dream night right there. >> just what her father said. better be home by 9:00. >> what a sweetheart. i just love that. what a great young man. he should be applauded. >> good man. >> not to mention he probably won all the girls after that. total ploy for the girls. >> should we turn to carson for the weather. >> no problem. let's check out the weather. >> exactly. ther
NBC
May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
will come to a head as president obama meets with german chancellor angela merkel to discuss the conflict in ukraine. it's not that the president will be applying serious pressure to merkel to impose sanks on russia, but german has such a close trade they get one-third of their natural gas from russia. merkel is also known to be very close to putin. her loyalties will be tested to the west or to russia. back to you. >> very interesting. thanks, peggy. >>> the situation in ukraine could impact gas prices right here in the bay area in the long term, but, for now, we're seeing a big drop at prices in the pump. bob redell joins us live at a gas station in san jose. usually we see a price spike in may, that is not the case this year, it seems. >> an analyst with gasbuddy.com that says we have already seen the peak in prices and prices could drop significantly over the next couple months and we see the prices really get high and then stay at that level for a couple of months. but he's saying by july, the prices right now, let's see we're at roughly $4.17 go down to $3.80 a gallon which would be
NBC
May 2, 2014 5:00am PDT
merkel to specifically discuss this conflict in ukraine. it is thought that the president will apply serious pressure to merkel to impose german sanctions on russia and closer to vladimir putin than obama and her role is something the white house will be likely asking for. >> interesting to see what they say, thanks, peggy. >>> we also continue to follow breaking news. officials say a preliminary investigation suggests distance control systems may have caused a subway crash in south korea's capital. the train slammed into a second train parked at the station as many as 200 people now have been hurt. most of those injuries, if not all of them are minor. investigators trying to figure out what caused that control system to malfunction. the accident, of course, comes just two weeks after that ferry sunk off the coast of south korea killing 300 people. since then, the government has been so heavily criticized about lax safety practices that the country's prime minister had to step down. >>> new this morning, a person had to be taken by helicopter to the hospital after he or she was hit b
NBC
May 2, 2014 4:30am PDT
with german chancellor angela merkel at the white house this morning to talk about the worsening crisis in ukraine. the two have talked about ukraine in the past few weeks. this will be the first time, her first time at the white house in three years. following their meeting, president obama and chancellor merkel will hold a joint news conference in the rose garden this afternoon. >>> happening now, crews are turning dirt, spraying water on hot spots in southern california in hopes of keeping a stubborn wildfire from reigniting. the fire has been burning in rancho cucamunga. it has burned more than 160 acres and at one point forced more than 1,000 people to evacuate. weather has been an issue since the fire started and the crews face another day of high wind and warm temperatures. >>> 4:33 and the family of a bay area woman who died while zip lining in hawaii are waiting for answers on what caused the accident. she lived in hawaii and worked as a guide as a ziplining company. she was ziplining yesterday morning on maui when she fell 150 feet into a deep ravine. by the time rescuers reac
NBC
May 2, 2014 4:00am PDT
the eastern and southern parts of the country. president obama will meet with german chancellor angela merkel later today. >>> alarming news about greenhouse gases on our planet. new tests show the level of caon dioxide in our atmosphere is now at its highest in human history. one scientist told the san francisco chronicle, it is time to stop building things with tail pipes and smokestacks. >>> here they are. horses and jockeys getting ready for this weekend's kentucky derby. an unpredictable field this year. almost anybody could win in the two-minute race. prerace coverage begins at noon eastern, 9:00 pacific on nbc sports network. don't miss race coverage beginning at 4:00 p.m. eastern, 1:00 pacific, here on nbc. >>> in health news, a problem that keeps millions of americans up all night. now the fda approved a new pacemaker like device to treat sleep apnea. it happens when throat and tongue muscles relax blocking airwaves. the implant keep the air ways open by zapping them with an electrical current while you sleep. between 12 to 18 million americans suffer from this condition, which can l
NBC
Apr 28, 2014 11:34pm PDT
that german chancellor angela merkel will travel to the u.s. next month to talk with president obama about the situation in ukraine. and also try to get clooney to change his mind. you can't do that! we have a great show. give it up for the roots everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: happy monday everybody! [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: come on, monday! >> jimmy: happy monday. we're happy to be back. we got a big week of shows ahead. tomorrow night diane keaton will be here. that's very cool. [ cheers and applause ] i've never met her before but i wonder if she would play beer pong or something. i'm going to ask her. okay. later in the week we're going to talk with david spade. on thursday spiderman himself andrew garfield is here. >> steve: yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we have a motorcycle race planned for him. on friday, kevin spacey is dropping by. [ cheers and applause ] have you seen "house of cards?" >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: you watch it? >> steve: i watch it. >> jimmy: are you onto season -- first season. unbelievable. and i'm in the second season. don't t
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